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The Brunswick beacon. (Shallotte, N.C.) 19??-current, January 03, 1985, Page Page 2, Image 2

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Page 2?THE BRUNSWICK BEACOf Bird Island (Continued From Page 1) Meanwhile. Mrs. Price said she doesn't mind occasional fishing or shelling along the island's beachfront by area residents, but she cautioned that the island is not open to the nuhlic Island Is Private While "it has never been our intention to give it away," she said, she would never develop in a manner inconsistent with her 83-year-old husband's desires. He has always loved the beach and privacy. My interests wili be in protecting that." In fact, she's considering legai action against a local realty firm that lias included the privately-owned island >n a list nf amenities featured in a brochure promoting Sunset Beach. Expensive Venture If Bird island were ever developed commercially. It would lie a smallscale, expensive and time-consuming project, indicate representatives of the N.C. Office of Coastal Management and the U.S. Army Corps ol Engineers. For purposes of the 1982 Coastal Barrier Resources Act, Bird Island has been designated undeveloped, according to spokesman Katherinc Skinner of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Mercliant Murine and Fisheries. (Tile purpose of the act was to reduce investment of federal funds ir, a high-risk area, to minimize loss of human life and damage to fish, wildlife and other natural resources.I Tills means that federal funds would nui in: uvdiidua n? iiiii ?~i COHstruction oi facilities such as a bridge or sewer system. Property owners could not gel federal flood insurance Getting the designation changed would be difficult, she said. There is another alternative. "If they come up witli their own capital, tliey can do about what they want," Ms. Skinner indicated. At one time the island had a functioning well, electrical service and a narrow causeway road. "It can be done if they can get over the access hurdle, but it would l>c c-_-t!y and time-consuming, said Hob Moul, Wilmington field representative for the N.C. Office of Coastal Management. Mollis said much of the fill remains along lite elevated causeway huilt years ago by Price. More fill could be twVtlml where till remains, but nowhere else. "It would be one-lane in several places," he added. "The question is, 'Is the island developable'1' lie continued. "If somebody went at it in a prudent milliner it could he done without exorbitant expense. In my opinion." School Board Lengthy Age A propositi to establish a Hrunxutck Count) education Foundatlun to "receive funds und finance certain programs and projects within ttic sellout system" highlights tlic agenda for the llrunswtck County Hoard of Kducallon incetinti Monday. Jan 7, at 7 p.m. In Southport. School Superintendent Gene Yarbrougit will present the proposal and request pertuLssion to name two school iionr.i members to sit on a committee "to establish criteria for composition of the Foundation Hoard *if iMievutis," the agenda siaies. Also on the uKcndn is a requested executive session !u discuss personnel matters After delaying his recommendation last month, Yarbrough is expected to recommend a third assistant superintendent to the board for consideration Monday night The board will also liear energy management proposals from three companies leltlanc and Associates of Haleigh. Johnson Controls of W11 m 1 m t't ft n ?!>.< Ccn? parisons presented by School Finance Officer Samuel Adcock rvx I Z7in jones Is Now Open ? .lows Stores. with headquarters ami warehouse facilities in Tabor O!) ?" ** n ?i? t in S'mIhhu'. ib 39th location in Kalrmont recently II is located in Kairmcmt llau. - I .~l W.W. 1 ! ?' t-\?M ??mi t mm a Kite-Aid iir\i|i store Two more buildings in the ornler are under construction Construction on the JOCh Jones store is to begin soon In I .oris, S 0 . and ts scheduled to open in Mat JowsStores was (-winded in !v&t by .'antes T Jones in KUdenboro The chain now operates mrr stores in South Carolina and Jo in North Carolina J, Thursday, January 3, 1985 mi 'iiMH MP) y tt ' * I / mhShA^ > jy Vral^;- \ Saturday's warm temperatures memories of spring for many resides Shaw of Lexington spent Saturday m the cast end of Holden Beach. Althoug Ocean isle Pc It took Ocean Isle Beach commissioners less than five minutes Monday morning to approve the terms of a park management agreement bet.eonn Ijio tnam ami Willinmunn For "$10" and other consiaerations. Williamson will develoc the park on a tract ho owns fronting Second Street over a period of years, while the town will manage it under the terms of the agreement. The town had initially planned to lease the property from Williamson and develop its own park, but decided funds for the town's sewer project iook first priority. "The only difference that i noticed between the two agreements Is that here Mr. Williamson will be making iiie capital improvements 'ind development," said Mavor IuiDane Hullington. "It's basically the same thing we originally approved." Meeting with the mayor. Commissioners Connor Cox, Marvin Stanley ?iwl Hetty WlUianwin approved the agreement an<i authorized the mayor to sign it an a motion by Cox. Members Virginia litbson and Debbie Kox were out-of-town. Under the terms drafted by attonK> Eivs Jess, the tswrs wii! pay city and county taxes and liability ill ! Faces nda Monday Three companies arc seeking a contract to install energy-saving devices In the schools. Adcock will also present a proposal tiuit would place all non-certified employees on a salary scale, allowing overtime pay to "resolve salary inequities for those employees performing similar functions." A budget amendment to increase the county's allocation to its vocational budget from state funds will also lie presented by Adcock. Assistant Superintendent P.K. Hanklns will review recent procedures to recover hurricane damages from federal authorities and request that Yarbrough be named official agent for the school board to obtain funds through the federal disaster relief program Yarbrough will also recommend approval of two student trips A South Brunswick High School group will travel to France April 6-1S. while a group of Shallotte Middle School seventh and elehlh erader* ??s? i?U?mng to visit ttie Fpcot t enter at Ihsneyworld in Orlando. Fla . March 7-10 < ! T!* !3??*JCU.YTiJBiGEiriVJ ? M> "1 ? ? W?? t> M ?V VI 1 E s'obl.thed Nov 1 1963 T?S?p<H>n? 7S4 6890 PublnK^d Every Thursday At Main Street Sholle"-. N C 28459 suBctirnoN iutis IN MUNSWKI COUNTY Ci Hf V vu i 23 Sis Month* S3 14 (ISfWMitt IN MOUTH CAKOUNA On# Year $7 32 Si* Month* J4 18 tlMWNtW IN U.S. A. On# Yeor S10 00 Sis Month* $6 00 Setond da** pctlcig# paid ot j the Po*t Office in Shallotte | N C 2S4S9 USPS 777 780 J m V ' / / / ^ v ?-T-- . yn^'<^> ;-8 . .. X v . / t - X V " mm ' Back On The Beach brought back biiing, no unc cvi its. Paul and Nell Temperatures ai ornlng fishing on throughout the w h the fish weren't srk Agreement oui auvv qiiu mn iiiaiiivaui aiiu manage the park site. Williamson lias the right to develop the park and make capital improvements to it. Anything the town adds to the park it can later remove. Either party can terminate the agreement on 60 days' notice. under iiic agreement the park will be open to the general public without discrimination. The high area between the Ocean Holden Fiies Fnr Hnmo P y d b i vi v b llold^n Beach developer Alan 11 ..1.1 r.... m...i ?;? u n ? ? -e County Superior Court againsi a Greensboro couple, claiming the two owe his company more than $24,G0u in payments (or materials and labor on u Home construction contract. Piled Dec. 17 the suit cliiiirts Joseph E. Eiroa Hi and his wife, Undu K. Elrod, have "refused and continue to refuse to pay" the amount Hcldcn soys is uuo to his companies, Aiua Holder, !'.ca!iy and Sea Castles Inc. Accoromg 10 me sun. uic l.lroos entered into a contruct in Ketjruar>' for Holden's company to build a beach cottage on the defendants' lot for "cost of the construction plus 10 percent basis with the total cost of the dwelling not to exceed $80,000 including the 10 percent fee." In the suit filed by Southpcrt attorney Grover Gore, Holden states his company began obtaining necessary permits and ordering Springtime To Remain Although temperatures will remam above normal, some much needed rain is also expected for the area by the end of the week, said local meterologist Jackson Canady Temperatures should range in the 40s at night and the low to mid 60s during the day. Three-fourths inch of rain is also expected to give the area damper than usual weather, Canady said "U'AT nutrw tKon month, we've lust had the two-tenths Inch of ruin picked up last week." Canadv said "n ?TVV, a UWA* imuni high of 78 degrees was recorded on Christmas Day while a ^ 1 wholesale I i shallotte! i Scecptic s I supply | I Phone (919) 7S4 6000 I I Shollotte N C I ^ * * v" * v.//-'. 'v** """"" '.- . '.; -.' - . -. T*,? ;' ** ? < (>ai< >uaia i? ? iiii Cuiuyiaui uiwui ihc warm weather, re expected to remain above normal eek. Took Minutes Isle Beach Waterslide and I-auringburg Street would be developed first. A rough sketch of the park indicates plans for two tennis courts, volleyball court, totlot, shuffleboard court, horseshoe pit, picnic area, rcstroom facilities, parking and trash disposal sites. A later phase of development un the iOwet half of the tract will include a soccer field, additional picnicking area and boardwalk along the adjoining lagoons. ; Suit Oi t r-v* /-? ?-? vj y ! | ICI IIO iimieriais for ihe home in Kebruary. L'rnen Cohvttor-ir tKrminK Mn *' Hoideri states he "advanced on behalf of the defendants for to OftA OO 11 Of that amount, $5,000 was paid by the Elrods, white through June 1084 Holden continued to advance funds totalling $20,752.17 for rnaieriais, it slates. Sometime during the latter part of June, the Elrods advised Holden "thev were going to -top CGiiatl uciion on the house and for tlie plaintiff not to do any more work," the suit reads. Hnlden then rt*\ I he rtefen. (llinbi DAV In full t ho ooci nf materials, saber and other expenses. Huiden Is seeking J24,530.7! plus 12 percent Interest per annum from June 18,1984 A lien lias been filed on the two lots owned by the Elrods at l-lnlrtftn UoQl-h tuilK M>n Uninoirielr County Clerk of Court's office so the property can be sold according to law with the proceeds to go towards navment of the settlement. Weather In Area minimum low of 38 degrees was recorded on the 24th. An average daytime high of 83 degrees combined with a nightly low of 48 degrees for a daily average of 59 degrees, or about 12 degrees above normal for this time of year. Canady said. Also, two-tenths inch of rain was recorded last week Itatn Is expected iius week either in the form of snower* or trom a ironiai system expected to move across the state. Canady said. Get thin. . .st< Here'* A N&v i _ . Resolution Y< Live With The Dset Ceme* re>.es on seuna the daily support oI a counsel She cares Pecause soo s Peer t Ov^rcom* tWK rwkfl rvrV Cent* ?? She ? heap yO?j lea h*?>t* that stay thm k* the rest c* vol* ? Wnmnn fl W V B m m - iw a Wednesda A Whiteville woman remained in critical condition Monday after being shot in the head with a small-caliber handgun during a domestic dispute at a Seaside residence late Wednesday night 26. Renea Tanner 18. was taken to New Hanover Memorial Hospital following the shooting that Brunswick County Sheriff John Carr Davis said happened around 11:05 p.m. Teena Elaine Ferguson, 20. of Hope Mills, was charged by sheriff's detectives with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious bodily injury, following Calendar Thursday, Jan. 3 CA1.ABASH AARP CHAPTER meeh * naay, Jan. i GAME NIGHT at the American Uegi( U.S. 17, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 GAME NIGHT at the Calabash Volur Monday, Jan. 7 BRUNSWICK COUNTY COMMISSI Brunswick County Government G BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOARD OF ference room in Souihpori, 7 p.rn energy management proposals an school foundation. nubur<i^ ui?i/tvu i/OiniuhMioiKiih cit*ict<Tnp?ni Tnnr\T rn? tktrri r owmoEii DCi/ivn ivnii i BOLIVIA ALUKJiMLN meet at the t rr* !?., O lucsuaj) aau. o REGISTRATION for a first responc Volunteer Fire Department, 7 p.i Mearns, 579-2146. Wednesday, Jan. 9 BRUNSWICK TOASTMASTEKS. CL Restaurant, Southport, 7 u.m.-8 t drews. 278-9578 or 845-2203. di D~ r iui ii hi ly Discussion C Brunswick County planning Board members will consider a possible change in policy at their Jan. SS meeting that would require all developers to present in person preliminary plat proposals to the board tor approval. According to Assistant County Manager John Harvey, a pattern has emerged among board members. They tend, he said, "to follow a subliminal policy of deferring action on preliminary plat proposals until representatives of the applicants are present at the meeting. "Generally, such deferrals have been in those cases where nijestinns have been posed, hut occasionally such a deferral has been simply for the reason no one was Dresent as spokesman," Harvey noted on the agenda of the board's Dec. 20 meeting. "It has been suggested the beard discuss this matter and if, indeed, it is intent, then declare the let ins of such policy ana iei persons in the development business know of such policy' " County Commission Chairman Chris Chappell, cx-officio member on the planning board, recommended an examination of ihe policy and re quested it be on the agenda of '.he Dec. 22 meeting. However, a motion was unanimously passed to delay discussion of the change in policy until ihc regular January meeting. The board held its December meeting at the Calabash town hall, followed by a Christmas dinner at a local restaurant Only one plat proposal needed action at the meeting. Board members approved the ay thin ? Year's y,S ou Can m irnjtrscr^ [jfiw e ^gp^, \ 762-65' 1 I horned In t ly Shooting I the shooting, Davis said. Ms. Ferguson was released from the Brunswick County Jail under $5,000 bond. A preliminary hearing has been set for Jan. 7 ir. Brunswick County District Criminal Court According to Davis, both women were visiting a residence in the Seaside community when a "domestic quarrel broke out" "Neither one was living there at the time," Davis said. Davis said Ms. Tanner underwent surgery late Wednesday night If the victim diss, th?n 2 !Biird?r chsi^c will be filed against the suspect, he said. u t Events > at the fire station, 7:30 p.m. >n Building one mile south of Shallotte on iteer Fire Department, Calabash, 8 p.m. ONF.RS meet in their chamber at the enter, 6:30 p.m. EDUCATION meets at the board con. Agenda items include consideration et d a proposal to establish a county public n ? - -I iV.n * U ?II n oft ? J meet tM% MIX. tun II I ICSII, I ,uu JJ.ill. neets at the ?own hall, 7:30 p.m. own nail, 7:3u p.m. ier course begins at the Sunset Beach m. For more information contact Alex *vr> ?, , ? ? ?i n... oi.i. i m. .. ? -?jd juj.i uiceuj ai uie onip s ^nanaier i.m. Guests welcome. Call Donald Anr\-J uiu L/^iuyd )n Policy . CTcauOii of it acvutiu piiauM? ua SctiiTree Plantation, a lakes and golf course development on N.C. 179 south of Shallotte abutting Shangri-I.a subdivision. Permission "Was granted to add 23 additional lots to the development pending the filing oi maps and other instruments related to the development With the icgistei Ut liceus' office, Harvey said. The board will meet Jan. 16 in the planning building conference room at 7:30 p.m. i Tax Workshop Is Scheduled An income tax workshop, sponsored by the Brunswick County Aorir-iiltnrol Px!*?n?inn Office will bo held Monday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. ai the extension office at the county complex In Bolivia. Dr. William D. Eickhoff, extension economist in tax management, will conduct the workshop. Dr Eickhoff is known throughout the state for his | expertise, and also works with tlie Internal Revenue Service, certified public accountants and tax preparers in offering advice, said County Agricultural Extension Director Milton Coleman. The workshop ts open to everyone. For more information, contact the ' Agricultural Extension Office. I i PMU TOH SOUTH PORT BanMmBnHHMRHEaflHBBOMBHBV

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